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5.06.16 - Seafood Source News
No Breaks for Chile: AquaChile CEO Steps Down, Algae Blooms Again, Workers Strike

5.05.16 - Seafood Source News
BP Drops 'Ghost Workers' Lawsuit, Will Pay Gulf Seafood Workers Additional USD 1 Billion

5.05.16 - Science World Report
Climate Change Affecting Oxygen Levels in Ocean

5.04.16 - Seafood Source News
Worldwide Tuna Trade Valued at USD 42 Billion Annually

5.02.16 - Great Lakes Echo
Inland Fisheries' Importance Underrated, Study Says


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The four 2016 Seafood Champion Award winners and 16 finalists were honored at the SeaWeb Seafood Summit, held 1-3 February 2015 in St. Julian's, Malta.

Who are the new Champs? Find out at SeafoodChampions.org >>


Louisiana Gulf Shrimp:
A #SeafoodSuccess

In July, 2015 a diverse set of seafood stakeholders from industry and conservation groups worked together to win a significant victory for shrimp in the Gulf of Mexico—the result means good financial and ecological news for the region. Watch our video to learn more >>

Louisiana Gulf Shrimp video



Wahid Adnan/Marine Photobank

Credit: Wahid Adnan/Marine Photobank

The practice of shipbreaking – the dismantling of oceangoing commercial vessels – inflicts serious harms on the shoreline environments where the dismantling occurs, on the deeper ocean ecosystems that border the shorelines, and on the human beings who do the work or live nearby. Shipbreaking is the immediate cause of massive losses of coastal vegetation, chemical pollution of the oceans, critical food species extinction, and the bio-accummulation of dangerous toxins in a broad spectrum of species, humans included.

Learn more from The Ocean Foundation >>
More Shipbreaking Photos from Marine Photobank photographer Wahid Adnan >>

Did You Know?

Pollution compromises the fundamental human rights to a safe food supply, to health, and to security of person. While it is true that when the ocean suffers, everyone suffers, people in developing countries often bear most of the burden, being the least equipped to deal with pollution and all of its related problems.

 

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